CORPORATE MEMBER250$Every yearcorporation, partnership, association, firm or similar
INDIVIDUAL MEMBER100$Every yearA person, not representing Corporate Member
ASSOCIATE MEMBER30$Every yearA person who participates on a part time basis
- No voting rights
- Need to pay for every event separately
LIFE TIME MEMBERSHIP1,500$An Individual Member can become a lifetime member
There are two voting classes of membership in the ICOBC and two non-voting class of membership.
Voting Classes of Membership
A corporation, partnership, association, firm or similar entity will be designated a SME Corporate Member. Such SME Corporate Member can be represented by up to two individuals. Fee is $250 per year.
A person, not representing Corporate Member, will be designated an Individual Member. Fee is $100 per year. An Individual Member can pay a lifetime membership fee of $1500.
Non-Voting Classes of Membership
A person who participates on a part time basis or for a partial year who is not an Individual Member can apply to the Board to be designated an Associate Member. The Board in its sole discretion will determine who is eligible to be an Associate Member. Fee is $25 per year.
Benefits and Services
As a member, you can participate in a host of activities and functions organized by Indo-Canada Ottawa Business Chamber (ICOBC) . These functions provide an excellent forum for business and social networking within the Indo-Canadian community. It enables you and your organization to network with your peers in different cities and provinces; and provides an
Professional and personal development through business and social networking.
Exposure to business and Professional opportunities in Canada, India, and around the world.
Tickets to events at discounted member rates.
Invitations to selected free business programs.
Membership affinity programs.
Opportunity to serve on various committees and be elected to the Board of Directors.
Business and professional seminars with prominent speakers in the areas of finance, investments, international business and trade, information technology, and public policy.
Hosting Indian trade delegations and senior political and business leaders in Canada.
Annual Golf Tournaments to raise funds for various charities.
Trade delegations to India – Pravasi Baharatiya Divas.
An Annual Awards and Gala Night to publicly recognize achievements in the community. An annual General Meeting where the year is reviewed, and the Board of Directors is elected.
As an ICOBC member, you can also receive discounts and benefits from many different products and services. This includes services such as insurance, shipping, consultancy services, club memberships and many others. The ICOBC is at the moment consolidating the list of all such benefits and discounts. Please refer back to this website in the coming weeks.